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Oakland Tours in Focus: Love, Victorian Style

This month the Love Stories of Oakland program returns to share stories of love – romantic, platonic, temporary, and eternal – found at Oakland Cemetery.  A cemetery may seem like a strange place to learn about love, but of the…

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Oakland Tours in Focus: Happy Birthday, Atlanta!

On December 29, 1847, Georgia governor George W. Towns approved legislation that reincorporated the town of Atlanta as the city of Atlanta. In 2017 Atlanta’s celebrates is 170th birthday! In 1837 a marker was placed near present-day Underground Atlanta to…

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Oakland Tours in Focus: The Jewish Grounds of Oakland

Every May, the contributions and achievements of Jewish Americans are celebrated during Jewish American Heritage Month. Programs, ceremonies, and activities throughout the month honor the generations of Jewish Americans who’ve enriched our national culture. A tour of Cemetery recognizes the…

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